Irish External Trade (May 2018)

16 Jul 18
Irish External Trade (May 2018) • Seasonally-adjusted surplus of €5,226m, up from the balance of €4,359m posted in April • Exports up 5.1% month-on-month seasonally-adjusted • Imports down 4.5% month-on-month seasonally-adjusted ...

Economics: Ireland’s seasonally-adjusted surplus forecast to have fallen back in May

16 Jul 18
Economics: Ireland’s seasonally-adjusted surplus forecast to have fallen back in May The domestic economic focus on Monday turns to the external merchandise trade balance for May, which will be released by ...

Economics: Setting out vision for future ties, Britain’s May presses “Brexit” plans

13 Jul 18
Economics: Setting out vision for future ties, Britain’s May presses “Brexit” plans British Prime Minister Theresa May published her blueprint for relations with the European Union after “Brexit” on Thursday, putting ...

Irish Consumer Prices (June 2018) – Headline annual inflation rate unchanged at 0.4%

12 Jul 18
Irish Consumer Prices (June 2018) • Headline annual inflation rate of 0.4%, same as in May • Prices up 0.1% month-on-month • Prices also up 0.1% in the month on HICP ...

Economics: Latest Irish CPI data to show inflationary pressures still subdued

12 Jul 18
Economics: Latest Irish CPI data to show inflationary pressures still subdued The domestic economic focus on Thursday turns to the consumer price index for June, which will be released by the ...

US trade tariffs – In full swing

11 Jul 18
Too little too late China said on Wednesday that it would retaliate against a US move to impose a 10% tariff on $200bn worth of Chinese goods, but did not provide ...

Economics: US ratchets up China trade war, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods

11 Jul 18
Economics: US ratchets up China trade war, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods The Trump administration has raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China, threatening 10% tariffs on a ...

Economics: NTMA says Ireland should sell bank shares sooner, not later

10 Jul 18
Economics: NTMA says Ireland should sell bank shares sooner, not later Ireland’s government should sell more bank shares sooner rather than later to reduce the risk of their value falling and ...

Brexit” – A tangle of contradictions

9 Jul 18
Severing ties Britain’s “Brexit” Secretary David Davis resigned on July 8 because he was not willing to be “a reluctant conscript” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to leave the European ...

Economics: Irish construction PMI falls to 58.4 in June from 61.8 in May

9 Jul 18
Economics: Irish construction PMI falls to 58.4 in June from 61.8 in May Expansion of activity in the Irish construction sector eased in June from “extremely elevated” levels recorded in the ...